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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,435 876 22.7 21.0-24.6 1,302 30.2 28.4-32.1 1,367 29.8 28.0-31.7 560 10.9 9.8-12.2 330 6.3 5.4- 7.2
GENDER
Male 1,720 363 24.8 22.0-27.9 492 28.4 25.6-31.3 542 30.5 27.7-33.4 205 10.5 8.8-12.4 118 5.9 4.6- 7.5
Female 2,715 513 20.8 18.8-23.0 810 31.9 29.6-34.3 825 29.3 27.0-31.6 355 11.4 10.0-12.9 212 6.6 5.6- 7.8
RACE
White 3,318 690 23.2 21.3-25.2 1,060 32.9 30.8-35.0 948 28.1 26.1-30.2 380 9.8 8.6-11.1 240 6.1 5.1- 7.1
African American 979 156 19.7 16.1-23.8 211 24.5 20.7-28.7 370 34.8 30.7-39.1 165 14.2 11.5-17.3 77 6.9 5.1- 9.2
Other Minorities 96 25 35.8 23.1-51.0 24 20.0 12.3-30.7 31 28.9 19.1-41.2 9 10.3 4.4-22.3 7 4.9 2.0-11.6
HISPANIC
Yes 98 23 41.3 27.6-56.6 27 16.2 9.6-26.0 29 31.3 20.0-45.4 15 7.3 3.3-15.4 4 3.8 1.2-11.2
No 4,266 849 22.2 20.5-24.0 1,266 31.0 29.1-32.9 1,319 29.9 28.1-31.8 522 10.8 9.7-12.0 310 6.2 5.3- 7.1
AGE
18-24 309 88 32.4 25.8-39.8 121 36.2 29.7-43.1 86 27.4 21.3-34.5 14 4.0 2.0- 7.8 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 730 199 29.5 25.0-34.3 272 35.5 31.1-40.2 209 27.7 23.6-32.3 39 5.6 3.8- 8.1 11 1.7 0.8- 3.4
35-44 879 197 25.9 22.1-30.0 292 30.7 27.0-34.6 285 32.2 28.3-36.3 70 7.6 5.7-10.1 35 3.7 2.4- 5.6
45-54 873 156 17.2 14.1-20.7 255 31.6 27.6-35.9 274 28.8 25.1-32.8 119 13.4 10.6-16.7 69 9.1 6.6-12.4
55-64 716 112 17.3 13.9-21.3 181 25.4 21.5-29.7 223 30.8 26.7-35.3 117 14.8 11.8-18.5 83 11.7 8.9-15.1
65+ 893 113 13.2 10.7-16.2 174 21.4 18.2-25.0 277 31.6 27.9-35.6 198 21.4 18.1-25.1 131 12.4 10.1-15.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 678 52 10.7 6.9-16.3 97 20.3 15.8-25.5 241 34.8 29.8-40.1 144 18.5 14.9-22.9 144 15.7 12.6-19.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,409 219 20.2 17.2-23.5 371 26.7 23.6-30.1 502 33.6 30.3-37.1 204 12.4 10.3-14.8 113 7.2 5.6- 9.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,104 227 24.5 21.1-28.3 368 31.4 28.0-35.0 337 30.3 26.8-34.0 126 9.8 7.9-12.0 46 4.1 2.8- 5.9
College Graduate 1,240 377 30.5 27.3-33.8 465 38.7 35.3-42.1 286 22.4 19.5-25.5 85 6.3 4.8- 8.2 27 2.2 1.4- 3.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 590 39 8.5 5.6-12.9 85 19.8 14.8-26.0 183 30.5 25.2-36.3 136 20.9 16.7-25.9 147 20.3 16.3-25.0
$15,000- 24,999 776 99 16.1 12.2-21.0 187 22.2 18.5-26.4 289 37.9 33.2-42.8 122 14.7 11.5-18.5 79 9.1 6.8-12.0
$25,000- 34,999 575 107 22.0 17.3-27.4 171 31.4 26.4-36.9 201 31.2 26.5-36.4 66 10.7 8.0-14.3 30 4.6 2.9- 7.3
$35,000- 49,999 722 168 26.5 22.0-31.6 248 31.9 27.6-36.5 219 30.3 25.7-35.4 61 6.9 5.0- 9.4 26 4.4 2.7- 7.0
$50,000+ 1,218 362 30.6 27.4-33.9 465 38.2 34.9-41.7 304 24.3 21.4-27.4 77 5.8 4.4- 7.7 10 1.1 0.6- 2.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 187 45 25.0 18.4-33.0 50 28.7 22.0-36.5 47 25.7 19.1-33.7 27 12.6 8.4-18.5 18 7.9 4.8-12.9
Appalachia II 372 91 26.3 21.2-32.0 125 33.7 28.4-39.3 94 25.2 20.5-30.5 36 9.0 6.2-12.8 26 6.0 4.0- 8.9
Appalachia III 271 44 16.7 12.3-22.2 74 27.9 22.0-34.6 101 38.6 32.2-45.4 27 8.0 5.3-11.8 25 8.9 5.9-13.2
Catawba 203 47 23.7 17.5-31.2 65 36.2 27.9-45.4 56 26.1 19.6-33.8 17 7.5 4.4-12.5 18 6.6 4.0-10.7
Edisto 93 16 22.4 13.4-34.8 29 33.0 22.8-45.1 32 28.6 19.8-39.5 11 9.5 5.1-16.9 5 6.6 2.1-18.4
Low Country 185 46 26.8 19.8-35.1 55 30.7 23.5-38.8 48 25.4 18.9-33.2 25 12.3 7.9-18.7 11 4.8 2.5- 9.1
Palmetto 478 92 20.2 16.1-25.0 151 29.6 25.1-34.4 150 32.8 27.6-38.4 60 12.9 9.6-16.9 25 4.6 2.9- 7.2
Pee Dee 1,320 228 18.0 15.1-21.3 358 28.9 25.4-32.7 434 32.5 29.3-35.9 191 14.3 11.6-17.5 109 6.3 5.0- 7.9
Savannah 155 27 20.3 13.3-29.6 45 28.6 21.0-37.6 48 30.3 22.7-39.2 18 9.2 5.4-15.3 17 11.6 6.5-19.7
Trident 405 96 25.7 20.8-31.3 139 33.3 28.2-38.8 106 26.5 21.8-31.9 48 11.2 8.1-15.1 16 3.3 1.9- 5.7
Upper Savannah 294 51 21.3 14.9-29.5 82 31.2 24.1-39.3 99 31.2 24.5-38.9 40 9.6 6.3-14.3 22 6.7 4.0-11.0
Waccamaw 263 49 26.4 18.8-35.7 67 22.9 17.6-29.2 88 31.5 24.5-39.4 35 10.7 7.2-15.7 24 8.5 5.2-13.6
Wateree 155 32 22.4 14.6-32.6 44 25.6 18.4-34.4 45 30.4 22.3-40.0 24 16.1 10.0-25.0 10 5.5 2.6-11.2

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
Palmetto: Fairfield,Lexington,Newberry,Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield,Darlington,Dillon,Florence,Marion,Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley,Charleston,Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville,Edgefield,Greenwood,Laurens,McCormick,Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown,Horry,Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon,Kershaw,Lee,Sumter

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